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>>> making news in america this morning. >> gop sweep. blue states turn red with two big victories for republicans on election day. results from the all-important races. >>> tragic end. the bodies of three college students have been found after a search. but still many questions about what happened. >> and consumer alert. a chemical linked to a long list of health problems could be lurking in canned foods. >> it's wednesday, november 4th, 2009. >>> good morning, thanks for being with us on this wednesday. well, republicans are celebrating victories in two key races this morning. voters in new jersey and virginia have chosen the gop candidate as their next governor. >> president obama had campaigned for the democrats in both races. viviana hurtado is joining us from washington for what those results might mean for the white house. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, vinita and jeremy. political analysts say the results are not a referendum on the president but on the state of the economy. republicans will be moving into the governor's office both new jersey and virginia. >> to
stretched america's frontiers to the pacific ocean. back to the battle of trenton for a moment. as i said, monroe didn't cross the delaware on the same boat as washington. he crossed earlier with a squad that landed on the jersey shore to the north of trenton and circled behind the town while washington landed with his troops on the riverside below the town. now what makes trenton so important is that the british had almost won the war by christmas of 1776. their troops had overrun on the island, new york, westchester and most of new jersey. thousands of american troops had deserted and the british had chased the remnants of washington's army across new jersey over the delaware and in to pennsylvania. white coats were in sight of the american capital. congress had fled to baltimore and began debating terms of could the chelation -- capitulation. unless washington could come up with a miracle, and he chose a young college student, lieutenant james monroe, to help me cut miracle happen. they all crossed the delaware during a blinding snowstorm on christmas night only six months after we had
the plunge? >>od morning >>> good morning, america. good morning. it is sunday, november 8th, is she really going to jump off? >> i don't believe she has it in her. >> we'll see. >>> but we have the latest on health care this morning. speaking of drama, late-night session in the house of representatives. if you asleep, you missed it. after months of debate, the house has finally passed a health care reform bill. so what happens now? what does this huge piece of legislation means to you and your family. george stephanopoulos will be here to sort it all out. >>> it was 20 years ago this week that the berlin wall fall. bits of that painted concrete can be founded in some of interesting places. including kate snow's momento draw. a few of them coming up. >> i have been pulling some of my little pieces out. >> very cool. >>> also, here's my list. ballet, soccer, swimming, cub scouts, lego class, birthday parties. it goes on and on. every parent out there struggles with this. how much is too much? and are kids missing out because they don't have any free time? we'll have that parenting debate. >>
>>> making news in america this morning -- >> poll posision. democraticandidates in danger on this election day. what could it say about support for the president's agenda. >>> on alert. as more americans get the swine flu vaccine, the governmnmt launches an investigation. possible side effects. >>> still alive, pumped up by roaring fans, the phillies survrved game five of the world seriri. >>> it's tuesday, november 3rd, to 09. >>> good morning and thanks for being with us. election day 2008 swept democrats into office across the country. but election day 2009 might bring some backlash against their new policies. >> today, 12 big cities will re-elect or elect mayors. six states have ballot measures and prachs the most watched races the governors' contest in new york and new jersey. >>> virginia hurtado has a preview. >>> good morning, many say the results will be a referendum on the president's enda. off-race elections to elect regional elections. dede scozzafava, made conservatives to question here conservative credentials. she's backing her former democratic rival. >>
>>> making news in america this morning. >> state of emergency. the gulf coast gets ready for a rare november hurricane guaranteeing to bring high winds and flooding. but where while ida strike? >>> in mourning, a shaken army base prepares to say good-bye as new questions arise about whether the accused shooter knew some of the 9/11 hijackers. >>> and 20 years later looking back on the demise of the berlin wall on this monday, november 9th, 2009. >>> good morning, and thanks for being with us on this monday morning. for millions of residents along the gulf coast it's been a quiet hurricane season until now. >> now ida is forecast to become the first hurricane of the year to hit the u.s. this morning, ida is packing winds of 90 miles an hour as it travels northwestern in the gulf. viviana hurtado has a look at some of the damage it has already done. >> reporter: the makeshift homes in el salvador were no match for ida's fury. heavy rainfall triggered mudslides killing more than 100 people. dozens are missing. in cancun, signs of ida include rough waters and empty streets an
thanksgiving, america. >> yeah. >> we're thankful you're with us. i'm bill weir. with kate snow. robin and diane are elbow-deep in stuffing right now. so happy you could join us. >> happy thanksgiving to everybody. we have all your parade coverage this thanksgiving morning. check out this shot of the macy's thanksgiving day parade. that's right here in new york city. more than 3.5 million people expected to line the streets. and sam champion is live at america's longest-running parade. that's the ikea thanksgiving day parade in philadelphia. we'll check in with him in a few. >>> also here in new york, melissa rycroft will be showing us the newest floats. where is she? >> i thought she was the letter "d" for a second. >> she's going to bring all that. >> i think spider-man was asleep on the streets. >> that's one of the new ones. >>> also, for all of you cooking this morning, getting ready, our food editor, sara moulton, is ready to answer all your turkey questions. it's turkey 911. or 411. i guess it's 911 later in the day. you can tweet us your questions. or go to abcnews.com, our web
the copenhagen conference. >> china has become america's banker. they spent billions of dollars in u.s. govement bonds. thanks for the help, said president obama. >> the u.s. welcomes china's efforts in playing a greater role on the world's stage, a role in which a growing economy is joined by growing responsibilities. so far china's partnership has proved critical in our effort to pull ourselves out of the worst recession in generations. >> president hu said at a global recovery is fragile and warned americans against trade protectionism. these two states can agree on much but there's a huge divide when it comes thuman rights. >> yesterday in shanghai spoke to president hu about america as a bedrock belief that all men and women possess certain fundamental human rights. we're not believe these principles are unique to america, but rather they are universal rights and and they should be available to all peoples, all ethnic and religious minorities. >> it is still an authoritarian ste. few here enjoy the freedoms proclaimed by the american president. mr. obama later vised the forbidden city, a pa
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with the passage of affordable health care for america act we will make history. we will also make progress for america's working families. >> reporter: and next up, the senate and the president told democrats yesterday if we don't get this done this year, we're not going to get it done any time soon because next year is an election year. >> there's so much debate on both sides of the aisle. what exactly does this bill include. >> this bill does include a public option and it includes coverage for 36 million uninsured. right now there are 50 million uninsured in in country estimated. it provides subsidies for those who can't afford premiums. there's a very controversial amendment a compromise reached at the last minute prohibiting coverage of abortions for those getting federal funds for their insurance coverage, jenna. >> mike, thank you so much. david gregory is moderator of "meet the press." david joins us this morning. >> good morning. >> this time yesterday a lot of people wondering whether democrats would be able to get this done. now that it is all done, what does this mean for not o
is on the rise in america. a stunning new report says 49 million people in this country including 17 million children have trouble getting enough food last year. i'll speak with the agriculture secretary, tom vilsack. we want to welcome our viewers in the united states and around the world. i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." >>> this week hearings and investigations began into the massacre of 13 soldiers at ft. hood, texas. the number one question, why didn't anyone in charge see it coming? i spoke about that with congressman pete hoekstra, he's the ranking member of the house intelligence committee. congressman, thanks very much for coming in. i know you're getting ready to catch a flight. are you satisfied with the answers you're getting so far from the executive branch of the u.s. government whether the pentagon or the administration, the army, as far as this investigation is concerned? >> no, wolf, i'm really not. and i think i probably share some of the same frustrations that senator lieberman has. i applaud the senate for holding public hearings. i hold them -- i applaud
night that could help predict america's political future. >> you can't find two more different people than me and jon corzine. >> the stakes of this election could not be higher. shepard: tonight, in new jersey, in new york, and in virginia, election machines are fired up for contests that could be a sign of what's to come for congress. and, for the white house. first, from fox tonight, an urgent recall of a half million pounds of ground beef following two deaths and dozens of illnesses across our nation. health officials say the e.coli bacteria may be to blame. remember undercooked beef can cause e.coli poisoning. if you eat it, it can make you very sick and even cause your kidneys to shut down. the federal centers for disease control and prevention now reports that two people are dead in new hampshire and new york. most likely, they say, from e.coli infection. we're told most of the other suspected e.coli infections are reported in states in new england. but the cdc also warns that the ground beef at risk has been distributed to stores all up and down the east coast, including store
as a public service by america's cable companies. coming up this thanksgiving day, director steven spielberg received the liberty medal at the national constitution center. then, remarks from the former undersecretary of defense, paul wolfowitz on the 20th anniversary of the fall of the berlin wall. after that, political strategists assess the new obama administration as he nears his first year in office. friday, for the first time in british history, parliament opens its chambers to non-mp's as they debate in the house of commons. former new york times reporter at what has to his plagiarism. a look back to the cuban missile crisis, as well. also, have world threats been over-the post cold war world. sunday, two programs on democracy and the internet, including the university of virginia powell on how the political process has been affected by the internet. the facebook founder will talk about how networking is changing the political process. this holiday weekend on c-span. >> thanksgiving week and on c- span, american icons, three nights of cspan original documentaries on the iconic homes o
of state, hillary clinton. >>> then a special discussion about america's failing public schools. the president's education secretary calls them dropout factories and promises sweeping change. he is touring the country with a political odd couple who share the president's vision for reform. >> i'm not sure on my side of the aisle which was more confusing to my friends, hanging out with the obama administration or hanging out with sharpton. >>> with us this morning, education secretary arne duncan, former democratic presidential candidate reverend al sharpton, and former house speaker newt gingrich. >>> in the "meet the press minute," as president obama lands in china this morning we look back to 1976 when george h.w. bush tries to explain a controversial chinese invitation extended to an impeached richard nixon. >> we can argue and there's plenty of room for opinion and i have my own personal opinion which i don't plan to divulge to you about how i feel about it, but i'm telling you how the chinese feel about it. >>> but first secretary of state hillary clinton is traveling in as
dedicated funding to cover all of new york city's added security costs? >> i think that is fair. america was attack on september the 11th. that was of national consequence. although the trial will be hosted in new york, it seems to me that new york should not bear the burden alone. this is a national -- >> so you will recommend, and i presume, fight for these funds from omb which we know sometimes has other things on its mind. >> with your help -- >> you have my full and undivided help. i just don't want mayor bloomberg, the commissioner. they didn't make the decision, but they stepped up to the plate and willingly agreed. i don't think either they or new york city, new york state should be left hanging out there paying any of the costs of this, and i take it you fully agree with that. >> i don't disagree with that at all. >> okay. second question, and just one other thing on this. there may be other costs that we can't envision, and i take it we're wanot going to find someby saying this wasn't in an original application or on an original request. i take it there will be flexibility and
's a look at some other stories making news early today in america. >>> a bank robber in ohio apparently tried to eat his way out of trouble. dash cam video she's them searching this cuffed bandit when they put the note on the car. the suspect then leans over and eats the note. authorities found a bag of money with an exploded dye pack in that man's car. >>> in west virginia, a 9-year-old boy successfully stopped an adult car jacker. the boy's mother left her kids and the keys in the car when she went into a convenience store. a man got in the car to steal it, but that brave boy grabbed the keys, ran to the store for help. the suspect tried to escape but was caught by police. >>> residents in florida spotted an acknowledge i'll monkey on the loose. animal control has been trying to capture this elusive animal, but they haven't been able to catch it. so far the monkey avoided tranquilizer shots and traps. still on the loose. >>> a major piece of michael jackson history went up for auction in new york. fans had the opportunity to walk away with the spkling whi glove when he debuted the moo
. >>> now, here's a look at some other stories making news early today in america. >>> a geyser shot high in the sky in california when a massive water main broke there. pressure from that ruptured 54-inch pipe caused water to explode 20 feet above the payment. it took firefighters more than an hour to have that geyser subd subdued. the busted pipe carried recycled water for industrial purposes. >>> one man in new jersey turned a house's dining room into a bit of a garage. the errant driver lost control and plowed right through the wall of a two-story house. no one, thankfully, in that house was injured, but the man behind the wheel was taken to a local hospital. >>> an elephant in wisconsin got herself into some deep trouble. the 31-year-old african elephant somehow slipped into the mote. she was trapped in that 6-foot channel for over four hours. eventually, though, zoo officials fashioned a set of stairs and she eventually climbed out. >>> and it wasn't quite dewey defeats truman, but close. when broke out the world series champagne too early. the philadelphia enquirer declared the phi
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with the best deals of the year, they come with the best coverage in america. you snooze you lose. hey! i'll take it! let the chevy red tag event begin. now during the chevy red tag event, get 0 percent see red and save green. now at your local chevy dealer. >> a manhunt is underway for a gunman who ambushed four policeman in seattle. the embassy officers while a or a coffee house. no one else was hurt. no one is sure of the gunman had an accomplice. >> we have lost people we care about and people i'm sure that the good people in the community care about as well. we are working to find out who did this as rapidly as possible and deal with them. >> investigators say the officers were targeted but they do not know what led to the shooting. it's going to be a potal week for a 8-year-old war in afghanistan. present law will unveil its strategy during a prime-time address at the u.s. military academy in new york on tuesday. he is likely to announce at least 30,000 more troops fled to afghanistan. coming up, today's mild temperatures will not stick around for long. we are tracking the latest co
sausages. all of the taste, none of the prep. >>> good morning, america on this wednesday, november 25th. and this morning, breaking news. toyota set to announce today, it will replace the gas pedals on millions of america's most popular cars, after our reporting on pedals getting stuck in floor mat, causing deadly accidents. >>> the great getaway is under way. with america taking cheaper routes home this year, we're live on the roads. and sam has the weather trouble spots for you. >>> we take you inside the president's first state dinner. from the menu. to the music. to the dress so many are talking abou >>> walmart and amazon faceoff. duking it out for your holiday dollars. just how low will they go? >> donny and kym. >> and donny osmond is crowned "dancing with the stars" champion. the three finalists have flown all night to dance one last time for you, live in times square. >>> and we do say good morning, america. i'm robin roberts, live here in washington. chris cuomo, there in new york. diane has the morning off. and, chris, i've got to tell you, undoubtedly, the state dinner last
at a handful of elections that have sent shock waves across america. is this a sharper cut delivered to the white house or something else? new jersey, virginia, two states won easily by the president last year, now in the hands of the gop. they now say that they are fed up with the economy, taxes, and government spending. his last night a sign of things to come? how could impact the president's agenda? in particular his signature issue of health care reform. karl rove is here with clear and simple facts. he is a fox news contributor, former deputy chief of staff to president george w. bush. your overall take? >> and nothing in politics moves in a straight line, but if i were a democrat this morning i would be nervous. there is a huge swing away from the democrats and toward republicans. not only in new jersey and virginia, but also in pennsylvania. one year ago president obama won the state in a landslide. looking at it, think about the concept of swinging. votes moved away from the democrats last night and into the republican column. in virginia, 12 points. new jersey, 12 points. pe
on c-span, the look on politics in america from the bipartisan policy center. what is there in politics, the role of the media, and assessing the obama presidency. tuesday night, the first state dinner, as president obama welcomes indian prime minister manmohan singh. and american icons, three nights of c-span documentary's, beginning with "the supreme court" on thursday night. >> now to a conference held by the american council on renewable energy. speakers include jeff bingaman and carol browner. this is about an hour and 40 minutes. on renewable energy. it is 1 hour 10 minutes. >> good morning. good morning, everyone. welcome to the ai8th , yes it is the eighth. we are at the eight global energy in america of national policy conference, the sixth time in this room. what an honor it is to hold this annual review and think about where we are going in renewable energy in america. thank you for coming and i hope you enjoyed this day. believe it or not, that is a symbol of the danish embassy, the embassy of denmark, where we will have a reception this evening. it is a great place to go fr
. christian came to america when he was ten years old, when julian adopted him from a chinese orphanage. >> he was found in february of '99 end under an overpass. >> haunted by vague childhood memories of his family christian wanted answers. >> they left me and they abandoned me. that's what i thought the whole time. >> when he turned 14 he really started to seriously talk about finding his birth parents. >> reporter: from her home on maryland's eastern shore, julia searched extensively for christian's family contacting an organization that searching for missing children in china. >> i got an email back, they found him. >> reporter: the email contained a bomb shell for christian, his father says they were separated on route from a small town a local village. he searched frantically, but never saw his little boy again. >> oh my heart just broke as a mom you just immediately ache for that mom and that dad, what they went there thru. >> reporter: in august julia and christian boarded a flight to china, a chinese tv station flew christian's family to beijing for the dramatic reunion. >> the first
weekend. god bless america. host: about 15 more minutes of your calls on who has the bigger influence in washington? constituents or lobbyists? here this headline, the catholic bishops flex their muscles at the opportunities ahead. emboldened by success and inserting restrictive abortion language and to the house healthcare bill, roman catholic bishops said they have found of the model that could provide the latter voice in future policy debates. inside this story, i will turn the page and go little deeper into this story -- they write, churches strategic decisions are significant because with catholics representing 30%, the largest single religious group among members of congress, it can gain access across party lines. while pressuring democratic leaders to adjust to the abortion coverage language earlier this month and the bishops simultaneously contacted republican members and warned them against using procedural tactics to torpedo an amendment. a related story this morning about patrick kennedy. the bishop in rhode island -- this is in "the new york daily news" -- the bishop bent
pressing in. everything we do is not in the microcosm of america anymore. whether we rise or fall does not just depend on us. host: the professor mentioned about the dubai information. does it affect many people? he kind of suggested it didn't but he said it should be factored in terms of what people think about the economy. caller: yes, dislike for our oil and natural resources, every little ticked i hear about it in china, what happens to us with our resources. i will hear about it affecting china. we did not used to think about that decades ago. host: your global perspective, have you changed your mind about the state of the economy? caller: i just feel a little bit like he did. going with the flow. but when we see where we can really put our muscle to making things better and making the resources last longer, we have to do with and try to bring the rest of the world in with to accomplish that. host: next up, steve on independent line. jacksonville, florida. caller: actually if i change my mind i am a bit more pessimistic than i was. 10.2 percent unemployment and i believe the effec
? >> up next. the eye popping higher cost of education. some say there's one czar america needs and he's not pictured here and the stocks to help you pay for or >> a new report out this week showing 58 universities now charging more than $50,000 a year and that's why mike says, america needs a tuition czar, mike? >> don't succumb to czar-noia. >> a higher education is absolutely essential to competing in the global market place. if we have someone looking into green energy, we should have someone looking into making sure that american high school students can afford a college education. >> it's iron ig, two people with no children here, evelyn, what do you think? >> 58 colleges might require $50,000 or more a year. vast majority charge less than that. if you don't want to pay more than $50,000, don't. go to a different college. the declaration of independent doesn't go the life, liberty and pursuant of harvard. >> czar-noia, not as many czars as obama. nobody wants to go through the confirmation process. that may be a couple hundred thousand kids and hope they enjoy themselves at the
, other than the bible. he leads one of america's largest congregations in his saddleback church in california. pastor rick warren joins us for a discussion on faith and charity. then, he's the world's richest man, founder of computer giant microsoft. together with his wife, melinda, bill gates also runs the largest private charitable foundation in the world. they're here exclusively to discuss their mission to improve global health and education. but first, our focus on giving thanks and helping others during a tumultuous period in our country economically and politically. with us pastor, best-selling author, and be no stranger to washington, rick warren. pastor rick warren, welcome back to "meet the press." i wi call you pastor rick. >> just call me rick. just call me for dinner. >> what is testing the faith of americans, do you think, as you approach this holiday season? >> well, no doubt about the economy, the war in afghanistan, but also i just think the political visions are a big deal that the coarsening of our society, demonizing differences. those things need to be dealt
. >> in the name of the united states of america i christen the new york. brian: the idea to melt the steel from the collapsed world trade center towers and use it to make a naval ship came from the city's former governor, george pataki. >> we would be showing that new york is back strong. and the symbol of the freedom of our great people and our great country. >> in 2002 the knave yea long with the louisiana shipbuilders began inspecting the steel from the world trade center site that was removed from ground zero, then truck it had to a landfill in staton island. they found the steel was strong enough to be used for the stem of the massive ship and went to work. 7.5 tons was used to help build the bow of the 25,000-ton vessel. in august of 2005, shipbuilders were forced to take an unscheduled break. the incomplete vessel was anchored on the mississippi river just west of new orleans when hurricane katrina struck. the u.s.s. new york cost $1 billion to build, is 684 feet long and 105 feet wide it can carry a crew of 360 sailors and up to 800 marines who can be delivered to shore by helicopters a
the campaign upside down? president obama's campaign @ >> from america's news headquarters, we are following a developing story right now. ships of north and south korean navy's have fired upon one another. it is occurring off the western coast of the caribbean peninsula. in north korean vessel was fired on when it crossed a demarcation line. a north korean ship fired back. no word yet on the injuries. there were two deadly encounters since 1999. -- it was during -- on the coast of the yellow sea not the caribbean sea. tehran may put some on trial. the california college graduates were just sightseeing. is serving a life sentence. now, back to greta. greta: pres. the obama campaign -- campaign manager has a brand new book, the audacity to win. he went on the record in philadelphia. a great new book. was it fun to write? >> it was. it was a great story. we have these great staffs. so what was wonderful to go back and recreate. it was a reminder of how difficult this was in the beginning. it was an improbable journey, and we did a lot of things right. the mythology is that things pretty easy a
down the road? >> well, first of all, most people in america who don't want this, so to be the people to defeat itould be popular. ed something important. 60% to 80% of the things we talk about in health care could have passed the house last night 400-20, but instead the democrat leadership chose not to stop there but to try to cram down the country's throat a government-run health care system. a cbo congressional budget office says it is going to drive up health insurance premiums. the american people thought the idea was to get control of the cost. $500 billion cuts in medicare, states like mississippi and pennsylvania are going to be forced to raise our taxes because part of the cost of this is being dumped on us. there are lots of things in here that most americans don't want. i don't believe the senate will pa, but, yeah, we could have a very good health care reform bill that would pass overwhelmingly, but about ten things in here wouldn't be included. >> governor rendell, if you talk in terms of what health care means, if premiums do go up, if the middle class does feel a tax hi
a million. and new home sales rose 6.2% in october. >>> october saw america's jobless rate reach 10.2%, that's nearly 16 million people out of work. and it means more people who need help and fewer with the means to give it. our jim acosta is live in washington with a closer look at the hard times this holiday season. good morning, jim. >> good morning, joe. and happy thanksgiving. you know, it's hard to tell, from talking to a lot of charities, they have a lot of anecdotal evidence that the need is up across the country. and as you mentioned, economists seem to say the recession is ending, but too many americans are not feeling it down on main street this holiday season, so charities, businesses, even government agencies are getting creative to help those in need. >> reporter: it's a new sign of the nation's hard times during the holidays. not the ringing of the salvation army bell -- >> just like that. >> reporter: but the credit card machine, that now comes with the kettle. >> it's one more tool for us to be able to use to help people, men and women, boys and girls, in our community. >> r
this is not a good thing? caller: america is changing so fast, and not for the better. how is this change going to work for you? for years i have been hearing my mother and even years ago my father saying -- and i thought they were crazy when the talk about the bible and said how, oh, look this is coming true, and i thought they were nuts. now look at things going on and i think, oh, my god. host: things with a call. in addition to the president: the house speaker at about 11:30 p.m. when the bill finally passed, the white house also announced that the president called the ceo of aarp and the president of the american nurses association, and the head of the other medical association, banking them for passage of the bill. host: good morning, dennis. caller: this morning, i'm so happy. i support the bill. this is a big victory for the american people. the lady for south carolina talking about bad things -- maybe she has insurance. we struggle. this is a victory for us. it is about time. nancy pelosi, john boehner is a loser. host: there were 39 no votes on the republican side. we also welcome --
's the challenge that they have. >> let's get one in from over here. >> patrick grayson, from q.p.w. america is bearing an enormous burden in the region and can you give us a frank appraisal of the contribution, the role, the performance of your allies in the region? >> yeah. first of all, i very much subscribe to i think it was winston churchill's comment that the only thing worse than allies is having no allies. and we really don't want to go it alone. we need the power of as many coalition partners as we can. and in fact, sometimes you -- you take some limitations because of that. people think that afghanistan is the first place where forces have caveats on them. not so at all. there have always been limitations. and the employment of various national forces. when i was in bosnia as the chief of operations for the effort there, i had a matrix on my desk. and had down the left side it was the country's. and then across the top, it was different tasks and functions and missions. and who would do them? some in their own area, some in their parent division area, and then the rest throughout t
are we doing this. and it's clear that remaining in afghanistan is not a precondition to keeping america safe. it's not clear that building a credible afghan government where one has never existed is critical to our interesting. >> thank you so much. see you next week. >> absolutely. >> steve over to you. >>> the time now is 7:22 on this tuesday morning. coming up next. positive signs from the stimulus helping classrooms in virginia. more on thousands of jobs for at the commonwealth schools. >>> why one lawmaker says the health care debate is a bigger threat than terrorists. that's coming up. more and more, the quality of our lives depends on our connections. access to high-speed internet, at home and on the go, is no longer a luxury. it's how our children access education. it's how we find jobs, discover information, and connect with family and friends. it's the spark that drives innovation, creates investment, and builds a stronger economy. to shape a better tomorrow, at&t is investing in america's future - working to create an internet that's smart, mobile and safe. last year at&t inv
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. a folks man for the taliban the mayor was targeted for interfering in our matter. >> gregg: america may be one step closer to most expansive overhaul of health care in more than 40 years thanks to the passage of the one trillion dollar house health care bill, but there are big steps before it becomes law. julie is live in washington. what happens next? >> it shifts to the senate. harry reid says he is waiting for official report on how much some of the options passed by the senate committees would cost and if the bill is to too expensive. it may differ in substantial ways, still in question is whether reid can get support for a public option of government health care option. so if a means tough work ahead when the two bodies get together in conference. >> gregg: the president got involved in the process in the house. he was there, on capitol hill. he was twisting arms. he is meeting people behind closed doors. do we expect him to do the same on the other side of the hill. >> reporter: oh, yeah, he was calling lawmakers. he went to capitol hill. i think we can expect some of the same. en
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in america. >>> an honest wisconsin woman called 911 to report a dui in progress. so what's so unusual about that? well, she was reporting herself. >> clark county 911. >> somebody's really drunk driving down granton road. >> which way are they going? >> they are going -- >> towards granton. >> towards granton. >> are you behind them, or -- >> no, i am then. >> you am them? >> yes, i am them. >> okay. so you want to call and report that you're drog drunk? >> yes. >> the woman was issued a first offense citation for drunk driving. >> in a tradition dating back to 1952, thanks to lots of paint, an energy company transformed its 3 million gallon tank into the world's largest jack-o'-lantern. >>> police in minnesota auctioning off a motorized lazy boy chair and getting a shocking response for this. authorities seized this chair after the man who built it crashed it into a car while drunk. the motorized recliner is fetching more than just curious eyes. bidding on ebay is already up to $40,000. and here's why. the lazy boy is equipped with a radio, drink holder, and most importantly, a great story
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